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MSNBC
Nov 29, 2012 10:00am PST
-- the palestinians on the west bank, not hamas, but the west bank have had the benefit of some american economic aid because of improvements that their prime minister fayed has achieved and cracked down on corruption, other reforms in the last couple of years, so they do risk that. i'm not sure it would go through but it is one of those things that can rocket through the u.s. congress. >> reporter: there is that. there is that threat of sanctions if they do it. israel saying they're going to withhold funds from the taxation money they collect for the palestinians. yeah. there's all of the threats to abbas. but he insists on going forward because, he says, there's no other way for the palestinians to achieve this, negotiations have not achieved anything. there's another important point to mention, andrea, looking at what hamas achieved with mini war against israel, the diplomatic and political breakthrough they achieved, not a military success, but politically and diplomatically, hamas achieved a great deal of recognition through their fight against israel. abbas has always championed the nonviolent
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 12:00pm PST
territory, hamas. the palestinians are saying this is long overdue. >>jonathan: morale, legally, and politically, long overdue in the eyes of palestinians. they say as you look at the general assembly at the diplomats gather, this is a necessary on the road to that well warn phrase "the two state solution." they claim this will strengthen the hand of the moderates among the palestinians. they mean president abbas' party in the face of the militant hamas who made gains in popularity in the wake of the recent conflict with israel. those moderate palestinians say this is an important part of any peace process. >> despite diminishing hopes to the situation on the ground we remain committed to the two-state solution and our hand is extended if peace. this is why we have embarked on peaceful, political initiative that would be considered by the john assembly this afternoon. >>jonathan: in the hour we should hear from palestinian president abbas appealing to the diplomats of the general assembly to vote in favor. they are expected to do that by something like a two-thirds majority whic
PBS
Nov 29, 2012 12:00am PST
faction only rules now in part of the west bank. its islamist rival hamas, which advocates violent resistance to israel, controls gaza. after long opposing abbas's u.n. efforts, the militant hamas recently endorsed the move. >> ( translated ): the hamas movement is with all the diplomacy acts that adds to the palestinian victories. we welcome the step for statehood at the united nations but we want it to be through a national program based on the resistance and keeps the palestinian rights. >> warner: general assembly recognition would put palestine on a par with the vatican at the u.n., but would not grant full representation. last year, abbas failed to win full u.n. membership for a state of palestine. the u.s. is opposed to even limited recognition, saying it will endanger prospects for a negotiated settlement with israel. state department spokeswoman victoria nuland issued that warning again today. >> we are concerned that this vote is going to make the work of getting... the work of getting the parties back to the table more difficult. >> warner: but the palestinians' u.n. rep
MSNBC
Nov 29, 2012 9:00am PST
of trying to outdo hamas in his own way, is threatening to use the enhanced status to pursue these initiatives. >> that was senator chuck schumer speaking last hour with a bipartisan group of senators in just two 2 1/2 hours the u.n. set to recognize palestine as a state. while israel and the united states oppose the vote the palestinians are expected to receive overwhelming support in the general assembly. in europe several countries, including france, spain, denmark, have announced they will vote to approve palestine ace nonmember state. and in a blow to u.s. and israeli opposition, germany said this morning it will abstain rather than voting no. america's closest ally the united kingdom is expected to abstain. palestinians are also receiving support from israel's former prime minister, who hold "the daily beast," quote i believe the palestinian request from the u.n. is congruent with the basic concept of the two state solution. i see no reason to oppose it. once the united nations will lay the foundations for the idea we and israel have to encourage a serious -- engage in
MSNBC
Nov 29, 2012 11:00am PST
. these are where the aspiration of the arab spring -- >> but until the u.s. doesn't feel that hamas is a terrorist organization -- >> it's not hamas who's asking this. it's not hamas who's asking. it's the palestinian authority. abbas. we told them what to do. we put the set of conditions. they met all of these set of conditions, terms of security for israel and the west bank and everything else. but then we humiliated them, ignored them. they were desperate. this is a desperate move. it's the smartest move that they can -- >> when it comes to having the palestinian people unified under fatah or hamas, there's a big structural difference there between those two sides. so without the unification of that doesn't that make it difficult to know who you're dealing with? especially israel if fatah and hamas are not on the same page? >> today, former prime minister, there's a huge debate in israel. former prime minister, israeli prime minister said publicly that he supports this bid. that this bid actually enhances a two-state eventual solution. five members of the head secret service. five former head s
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 1:00pm PST
clout with himself for this move unlike hamas' war with israel in the last few weeks. here's a portion of what president abbas told the general assembly. >> translator: i affirm that our people will not relinquish their national rights as defined by united nations resolutions and the people the right to defend themselves against aggression and occupation. and they will continue their popular peaceful resistance. this is what we can do to continue popular peaceful resistance and will continue to build on their land and they will end the division -- >> reporter: the palestinian leader said now is the time. enough aggression. enough settlements. that's the palestinian view. also speaking israel's offered various terms of negotiations not been accepted. wolf, the backdrop is the u.s. tried hard to lobby to stop this from happening. it still went down. some diplomats see it as an embarrassment to president obama. last year a threat of a u.s. veto stopped the palestinians from getting what they really wanted, which was full membership. this is u.n. different terminology. they're getting clos
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 9:00am PST
and fatah. this is a group completely sidelined by what hamas was doing in gaza. these are the palestinians that recognize israel's right to exist, and they haven't gotten anything out of this peace process in a very, very long time. >> is it true -- because what's been in the news is hamas, the negotiations that took place with israel over the back and forth, the firing of rockets that, type of thing, there is a cease-fire that's in place, but it was largely due that it was the leadership of hamas that had gained ground from that. something sd this put mahmoud abbas, the west bank, does it give him a push here? does it -- >> it gives him a little bit of a boost, but, you know, the reality is that the whole strategy of confronting israel with weapons is what gained credibility and we should all be concerned about it. >> that's hamas? >> that's hamas, and i think a lot of people that will vote in favor of this, and it accident like they have more than 130 nations that will include u.s. allies. i must say were pressured and pressured heavily to do this. all of those states are basically sayin
FOX
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
days of bloodshed between israel and hamas. it could certainly boost credibility with hamas but there will be a price for them. u.s. is threatening to cut off a half billion dollars in annual aid. reporting live allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> in vallejo, it could be the work of an arsonist, and police are investigating two suspicious fires and that makes 6 in the last few weeks. it was at a mortgage business and just a half hour later another fire was called in. in the past two weeks, four other fires burned two homes and four businesses and they believe it is a transient to blame. >> i saw him actually sleeping where the fire was started. i am worried to death, i can tell you that. >> nobody has been hurt in any of the fires but vallejo police are having them to report any information about who may be responsible. >>> another santa cruz county up mate has people concerned. he died from withdrawing from drug abuse in a detox sell. a private medical staff took over at the jail in september. jail leaders said care has improved. doctors and nurses are on actual
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 11:00pm EST
, is the other side of the argument and some of what we have heard during the questioning. certainly, hamas is an organization that has committed atrocities of human life. i have referred and answered to what hamas needs to do and how there is a need for that. >> tomorrow in "washington journal", julie rudner discusses the health care a lot of potential hurdles in state courts. >> amtrak's inspector general said that by improving its invoice process, amtrak has discovered $20 million of overpayment rate the comments came during a hearing on amtrak's reorganization plan. this is a little less than two hours. >> washington worked its way up, and then he went to harvard law school. and then one of his brothers immigrated out west illinois to galena, illinois. he arrived after about a month's journey by ship and stagecoach and trained. and he arrived on steamboat in the smutty mining town. they established a law practice in a log cabin. he became a very successful lawyer in galen. he ran for congress for four terms. then he befriended abraham lincoln, obviously from illinois. and then ulysses s
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 8:00am PST
east, we are seeing a rare moment of cooperation today between the palestinian authority and hamas. it's coming thousands of miles away from where they usually live. they're in new york, and both sides want their united nations status elevated. what does that mean? does it really do anything for them? basically, it's part of the palestinian effort, going on for decades now, to be an official country. equal in status with israel, and the united states. and anybody else belonging to the u.n. just for some context here, though, the plo has been a permanent observer. that's been their status since 1974. and that has given palestinians the right to speak out and be heard at the assembly. but it doesn't give them a right to vote. richard roth, who covers the u.n. extensively and is our cnn favorite on this topic, is there to really give a little more context as to what they wanted to and what kind of status it would give them and how far up in status it would actually elevate them. richard, tell us what it means. >> okay. first, just to clarify, hamas not really here with the palestinians. t
FOX Business
Nov 29, 2012 5:00pm EST
? >> if anything the timing is really bizarre, melissa. the u.n. proving how out of touch it is. hamas claiming supposedly victory when israeli finally responded appropriately to having missiles thrown at it for months of the president of egypt claiming egypt was terrorist state and claiming he brought these. state leadership in egypt but claiming regional egypt. israel is having to recognize a state-run by aterrorist organization that the united states will not even recognize because they're a terrorist group. just a very bizarre setting. >> is it bizarre or is it on purpose and very specific? >> well, it is on purpose from the u.n. it is on purpose from individuals there that want to legitimatize hamas's reaction, do this moral equivalency dance. liz: right. >> unfortunately now it is becoming a normalization of islamism as a ideology. it is not just the brotherhood wing of hamas that is a threat. now we should start to see the regional threat of islamism from egypt and what we're funding. liz: meanwhile, that brings us right into the rest of the discussion. meanwhile as tide is turning aroun
PBS
Nov 28, 2012 6:30pm PST
. >> the leader of hamas is to make his first visit to gaza next week. a spokesman for the palestinian islamist group said he was going to take part in celebrations of the group cozy 25th anniversary. he lives in exile in qatar. in the internet age, information is easy to come by, but it is not so easy to judge its source and its accuracy. >> the network of german government and academic institutions wants to help change that. they have launched the german digital library. >> it is a portal where anyone can get reliable academic information among germany's cultural and scientific heritage. >> "de preying boy" -- up close and online. "the berlin goddess" -- also up close and online. the german digital library is a fine tune search engine. users type in search terms, and the library displays photos, videos, and some recordings related to them. more than 5.6 million books, pictures, films, and pieces of music are available. >> if you use other search engines, you will get information, but some of it might be unreliable. that means you need a good level of knowledge yourself to be able to fill to t
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 1:00pm EST
of the world are on the gaza strip for eight days. hamas rained rockets down on israel. the mullas shipped rockets to the sudan, sent them up into egypt before smuggling them in tunnels. israel responded by doing the only thing a responsible nation could do, it defended itself. now the united states needs to show there are consequences for attacking this sovereign nation, consequences for hamas and iran as well. we should have stricter enforcement of sanctions against iran. iran and hamas both need to be held accountable for these attacks. israel are the moral right and legal duty to defend itself from the barbarians, hamas. there is a cease-fire but only until hamas obtains more iranian missiles. hamas is the puppet and iran is the police departmentetteeer. the iranian regime need to go. the iranian people need to do away with the little guy in the desert, ahmadinejad. and that's the way it is. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the house will be in order. further requests for nute speeches? are there further requests for one-minute speeches? the gent
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 5:00pm EST
, the opportunity for this to flourish. all-around, our region, from syria these days to hezbollah, hamas in the recent weeks, and always iran in the background -- we see all of the region looking at the united states as a source of support and hope against the bad guys, whoever they are, all around the region. we are highly appreciative. we always keep the right to defend ourself by ourselves when it is needed, but i think the role of the united states is invaluable in our region. we are looking for -- we do not desire war. we pursue peace. but unfortunately the neighborhood is extremely tough. no place for the fainthearted. there is no second opportunity for those who cannot defend themselves, no mercy for the week. we see this daily in syria and in other corners. but we are determined to flourish in spite of all of these developments. we are determined to make israel stronger and more secure. we will always stretch one hand to look for any opportunity to knock on any door, open any window, to find a way to make peace. we will always be ready with -- ready to pull it if it becomes ultim
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 8:00pm EST
or not the path of pockets of violence to his two state solution. let's be honest, in recent days, hamas in the midst of the conflict with israel welcome the secretary general, prime minister v-chip comforter set turkey, iraq, jordan come the pulse to any authority, saudi arabia and sudan. in a statement today, the foreign secretary briefly lauded president abbas is the greatest man of peace. he genuinely wants to support moderate palestinians in efforts to engage in meaningful negotiations. an extension about further violence or politics secure his legitimacy and results. just eight days ago the foreign secretary sought to this position by telling the recognition the united nations could risk paradise in the process. he spoke again of the process today. when will the foreign secretary understands that there is no process, only paralysis. indeed, can the foreign secretary say what he was today. and a masters continued with a legal settlement building there's been continued attacks. and fighting continued conflict, continued occupation. there's been continued blockade, but no meaningful n
FOX Business
Nov 29, 2012 11:00am EST
inserted himself into the peace agreement between israel and hamas. >> he negotiated a cease-fire between israel and hamas, the words were not out of president obama's mouth praising him for this, offering to help him with half a billion dollars of aid, convincing the imf to give him almost $5 billion of aid and what did morsi do? e seized all the controls of power. already got the parliament and the presidency, put his guys in the military and taking over. connell: in the old days they used to say hosni mubarak was not the best guy in the world but the u.s. can work with him. what about now? >> that is an important difference to make because he was a dictator, hosni mubarak was that he was our guy, pro-american and kept peace with israel. the new guy is a dictator too but not necessarily our guy. not necessarily pro-american. he is part of the muslim brotherhood which is a movement going through the entire middle east now, hijacking the arabs spring and they are anti-american, anti israeli and islamist. dagen: why not pull our funding from the country? >> what we should do is say to them
CBS
Nov 29, 2012 4:00am PST
the battle over the gaza strip. hamas launched the rocket offensive into israel which won the hearts of many palestinians during the battle. >> the war on gaza, marginalized to a certain extent the public stance of the palestinian authority. this move to the united nations seems to be strengthening the stance. >> reporter: the palestinians believe they will win two-thirds of the vote today. this vote takes place exactly 65 years since the vote at the u.n. on the british mandate which divided the territory in the middle east creating the states of israel and jordan and triggering this decades long conflict over palestine. >> randall pinkston at the u.n. this morning. thank you. coming up on the morning news, washed up. we learn the fate of a roller coaster dumped into the ocean by hurricane sandy. this is the morning news. hurricane sandy. this is the morning news. ♪ we're just looking right? of course. this is the leo diamond. wow. it's the first diamond ever independently certified to be visibly brighter. it's...perfect. it even fits. that's because... ♪ ...i already had it sized. will
PBS
Nov 28, 2012 4:30pm PST
, it's really going to hinder oil prices. >> reporter: if the recent cease-fire between hamas and israel in the gaza strip holds, many thi prices at the pump will drift lower. it also helps that u.s. refineries are producing ample supplies of gasoline. a.a.a. expects regular unleaded to end the year between $3.10 and $3.30 a gallon. but longer term, the price of gasoline depends on the strength of the global economy. >> my outlook right now for gasoline prices is, we are going to continue to come off some more? the thing with gasoline, you can't shove it down people's throats. they just don't have the money for higher oil prices. hence, that's going to put a cap on it. >> reporter: with only about a month left, 2012 is expected to be the most expensive year for gasoline ever. americans are expected to spend about $12 billion more to fill up their tanks this year compared to last. erika miller, "n.b.r.," new york. >> susie: what determines gas prices? as erika just reported, there's more to it than supply and demand. to learn more about prices at the pump, visit our web site, w
FOX Business
Nov 29, 2012 12:00am EST
, this president morsi, who looked like a statesman overseas dealing with the israeli hamas situation, now loo like an authoritarian dictator back home. melissa: right. >> so a lot of reasons to be very, very concerned about the chaos and istability that may come out of egypt. melissa: when you read reports and look at pictures we were showing of protests going on in tahrir square do you feel like the wind are blowing in his direion or against him? we're looking at the tear gas, the smoke, everything th is going on there. does it seem like sentiment is moving toward him or away from him? >> it depend where you are. where you sit is where you stand. in cairo you have a large number about of liberal types andecularist. outside of large cities like the people may be supportinging him. he may not move. he is probably testing the waters right now to see what he needs to say say tomorrow. the other big wildcard, melissa, is the military. morsi basically undertook a coup but you could see a military coup, who is still a major power in egypt and was holding power until morsi became the psident of the count
FOX News
Nov 28, 2012 4:00pm PST
they will strengthen the hands of the nod democrat palestinian president mahmoud abbas against the more militant hamas which saw its popularity rise in the wake of that recent conflict in gaza. the palestinian officials for their parts mean they are not looking for a fight here. they are simply trying to advance the cause of peace. listen. we are here to reinstate the two state solution and this we will do tomorrow afternoon. >> and that vote will take place around 3:00 p.m. eastern tomorrow afternoon on what the u.n. named several years ago international palestinian solidarity day. shep. >> shepard: jonathan hunt at the united nations death comes all too frequently now in syria. today it was twin bombings in the capital city of damascus. people ran after the first explosion and that's when the killers detonated a second bomb. nearly 50 people died. there is no word on who is behind the attack. it is but the latest in the bloody battle between syria's government and its rebels. rebel fighters claim to have shot down two government aircraft within the past 24 hours. that helicopter war planes shelling
FOX News
Nov 28, 2012 9:00pm PST
president morsi, supporting hamas during this recent dust-up with israel. >> yes. >> sean: it begs the question, are the protesters right? is barack obama backing an egyptian dictator, a radical islamist? >> yes. well, let me borrow a favorite phrase of the liberals. silence is complicity. what's happening here. the silence from this administration about christian persecution, the silence about the sentencing to death of these coptic christians over the stupid video, their silence about the suppression of free speech that continues in egypt, is damning, and it is an indictment of this administration for continuing to back what these democracy movements activists are calling the new pharaoh. >> sean: well, that's interesting, because drudge had an interesting piece up on his site. is morsi about to turn egypt into the new iran? >> well, look, if you want to know what the blueprint for an islamic califate wit look at egt now. this is exactly playing into the hands of the muslim brotherhood. >> sean: why doesn't the administration see the danger? this is a muslim brotherhood guy, we'r
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 11:00am PST
quiet, the islamist hamas which controls gaza exchanged fire with israel this month. shooting hundreds of missiles in to israeli territory in a week of conflict. while many here believe that going to the u.n. could be a first step to palestinian statehood, the united states has warned the palestinian authority going to the united nations could thwart any chances of negotiations for two-state solution. last year, a bid for full statehood at the u.n. ran in to u.s. opposition. israel threatened a strong response should the palestinians seek full statehood. everything from withholding tax revenues to annex xags of land of settlements on the tibl. >> we think this is a mistake. it's political theater. the palestinians can get a piece of paper of the united nations but they're not going to get a state. palestinian statehood only achieved through negotiations with israel. >> reporter: but the palestinians might try to use their new status to bring israeli leaders in front of the international criminal court for war crimes they believe israel committed in pastz military operations. the palest
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
, then, this whole thing is just an exercise in futility. >> reporter: but hamas is now on board. they have rejected this until this weekend when they say they will support it, bill. bill: thank you, eric shawn watching the vote at the united nations here in new york. martha. martha: president obama is now saying he could not be prouder of ambassador susan rice but several republican senators would disagree as we have seen play out threw the course of this week. we'll talk about that with bret baier. bill: also a new effort underway to close gitmo. my next guest calls it the gold standard for holding terrorists. if that is the case, where do we go from here? we'll find out. martha: the call of the wild where a zebra and a pony were just trotting down the street. you see that pretty much every day, right, bill? in nye neighborhood we have zebras and ponies going by the strip mall in the moaning in. just saying ♪ tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 let's talk about low-cost investing. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 at schwab, we're committed to offering you tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 low-cost investment option
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 8:00am PST
celebrating in amass-controlled gaza. they carried with them photos of mahmoud abbas. hamas which previously opposed u.n. vote is now endorsing it. it is expected to pass overwhelmingly. abbas met with officials and turned down the bid for upgraded u.n. status. israel is trying to downplay the scheduled vote. in one week they called it diplomatic terrorism saying the move lacks substance. palestinians will be eligible to bring cases such as alleged human rights violations to the international court. u.s. tries to convince european countries to vote no. so far they have been unsuccessful. latest to flop flip-flop official they will now abstain. benjamin netanyahu describes the vote taking place in a few hours as a setback to the peace process. >> only way to achieve peace is through agreements that are reached by parties directly. through direct negotiations between themselves and not through u.n. resolutions that completely ignore israel's vital security and national interests. >> reporter: it is not entirely clear what if any action israel will take after the vote. is ral had discussed idea
FOX
Nov 29, 2012 7:00am PST
is expected to it could boost his creditability with hamas in any future negotiations, there could be a price for him. members of congress are threatening to cut the united states -- gives about a half billion dollars in yearly aid to palestine. are. some are threatening to cut that. >> let's bring you to up to date on other top storey. a teen girl from oakland is still missing this morning. family members say the 16-year- old shea an white has the mental ability of a 6-year-old. she was seen tuesday night after walk away from her group home. >>> also students at san jose state say they are worried about problems with those campus emergency phones. spartan daily reports about two dozen of them are constantly out of order. they don't work. the police chief said he is working now to upgrade the phones. >>> and police in palo alto search for a man who reportedly broke in to the apartment of a young woman just hours ago. she said she woke up, she screamed and the man ran away. we are at the scene now. this woman's front door was locked and chained but somehow this intruder forced his way in and
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 4:00am PST
of hamas who was riding high after the gaza cease-fire last week. >> we'll see what happens with that today. elise, thank you. 12 minutes past the hour. checking other stories. susan rice, still struggling to find support from the other side of the aisle here. she made a second visit to capitol hill claiming her comments in the after math of the benghazi consulate attack were based on intelligence reports. she said there was no intent to mislead anyone. susan collins isn't sold on that. >> i continue to be troubled by the fact that the u.n. ambassador decided to play what was essentially a political role at the height of the contentious presidential election. >> rice is considered a leading candidate to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. >> texas is moving to seize a ranch owned by flds, a mormon sect that believes in polygamy. warren jeffs, its leader, is serving a life sentence in texas for sexually assaulting two under aged girls. state officials say dozens of children were molested on the property. >>> while you were sleeping lindsay lohan arrested again. she's in custody no
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 9:00am EST
at what happened recently in the conflict from hamas, the missiles that were being shot into israel, and the system to understand the importance of missile defense. that is a system that focuses on short-term -- short-range missiles, but we all saw the number of civilians that could be protected by the capacity of having a robust missile defense system, and i can't imagine why we wouldn't want to be in the position to make sure that the east coast of our country would be as protected as the west coast when it comes to an emerging threat from iran. and there's no question that the more we hear about the behavior of iran, the more troubled we should be as a country, not only are they -- do they have a robust missile development program, but we all know that they are also making efforts to acquire the capability of having a nuclear weapon. and so now is the time for us to act, not to find ourselves in 2015 with no plans as to how to deploy an east coast missile defense site to make sure that the east coast of our country has the same protection as the west coast, and now is the time to
Search Results 0 to 32 of about 33 (some duplicates have been removed)